Types of Treatment for Depression in 2007
two pie charts showing types of treatment for depression

Source for Adolescents:

Source: SAMHSA Office of Applied Studies. 2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The NSDUH Report: Major Depressive Episode and Treatment among Adolescents. Figure 1. Type of Treatment Received for Depression in the Past Year among Adolescents Who Experienced Past-Year Major Depressive Episode (MDE) and Received Treatment for Depression in the Past Year: 2007. May 11, 2009.

Source for Adults:

Source: SAMHSA Office of Applied Studies. 2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The NSDUH Report: Major Depressive Episode and Treatment among Adults. Figure 1. Type of Treatment Received for Depression in the Past-Year among Adults Who Experienced Past Year Major Depressive Episode (MDE) and Received Treatment for Depression in the Past Year: 2007. May 14, 2009.


Types of Treatment for Depression — Adolescents in 2007

Saw or Talked to a Medical Doctor or Other Professional Only 53.2%
Saw or Talked to a Medical Doctor or Other Professional and Used Prescription Medication 40.4%
Used Prescription Medication Only 6.4%

Types of Treatment for Depression — Adults in 2007

Saw or Talked to a Medical Doctor or Other Professional Only 24.0%
Saw or Talked to a Medical Doctor or Other Professional and Used Prescription Medication 68.8%
Used Prescription Medication Only 7.1%

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